Consultation responses

In writing responses to public consultations, we always strive to represent the views of our members and are grateful to everyone for their contributions.

We also produce briefings on policy developments for our members to help them understand how the latest initiatives will affect their business.

2014

Consultation response to Small Business, Enterprise and Employment Bill - Reforms to public procurement (November 2014)

Consultation response to UK Transposition of new EU Procurement Directives Public Contracts Regulations 2015 (October 2014)

2013

Joint response from Social Enterprise UK and Locality to HM Government’s consultation on making public sector procurement more accessible to SMEs (November 2013)

Response to the joint Department for Business, Innovation and Skills and Department for Education Consultation on Funding Reforms for Apprenticeships in England (October 2013)

Response from Social Enterprise UK and Locality to HM Government’s consultation on making public sector procurement more accessible to SMEs (October 2013)

Response to the Department for Work and Pensions' Consulation on their Commissioning Strategy (October 2013)

Response to HM Treasury's Consultation on Social Investment tax Relief (September 2013)

Social Enterprise UK's response to the Budget 2013

Ministry of Justice consultation: Transforming Rehabilitation: a revolution in the way we manage offenders (February 2013)

Submission to Parliamentary Commission on Banking Standards call for evidence to support alternative providers (February 2013)

2012

Fair playing field review, Monitor (December 2012)

Monitor consultation on Licensing (October 2012) 

Department of Health consultation on Licensing (October 2012)

Department of Health consultation on Best Value (October 2012)

Fair playing field review, Monitor (July 2012) 

Response to Cabinet Office Red Tape Challenge on Social Investment (July 2012)

Social Enterprise UK's response to Budget 2012 

BIS Call for Evidence on Improving Access to Non-Bank Debt (Jan 2012)

NCVO Commission on Tax Incentives for Social Investment (January 2012)

Social enterprise and youth unemployment policy paper (January 2012)

Department of Energy and Climate Change consultation on The Green Deal and Energy Company Obligation (January 2012)

2011

Monitor consultation on Developing the new NHS Provider Licence: A Framework Document (December 2011)

Cabinet Office consultation on the Open Public Services White Paper (September 2011)

HM Treasury consultation on Tax-advantaged venture capital schemes (September 2011)

European Commission, Directorate-General Internal Market and Services, on Promoting Social Investment Funds (September 2011)

Low Pay Commission consultation on the National Minimum Wage (September 2011)

Department for Communities and Local Government consultation on Best Value guidance (June 2011)

Department for Communities and Local Government consultation on the Community Right to Challenge (May 2011)

European Commission consultation on the modernisation of EU public procurement policy (April 2011)

Charity Commission consultation on charities and investment matters (February 2011)

Cabinet Office consultation on Modernising Commissioning (January 2011)

Office for Civil Society consultation on Supporting a Stronger Civil Society (January 2011)

2010

Office for Civil Society consultation on Supporting a Stronger Civil Society: Question 9 (November 2010)

Department for Business, Innovation and Skills call for evidence on Women on Boards (November 2010)

Department of Health consultation on Liberating the NHS:  Regulating healthcare providers (October 2010)

Department of Health consultation on Liberating the NHS:  Transparency in outcomes – a framework for the NHS (October 2010)

Department of Health consultation on Liberating the NHS:  Local Democratic Legitimacy in Health (October 2010)

Department of Health consultation on Liberating the NHS:  Commissioning for Patients (October 2010)

Department of Health consultation on the NHS White Paper Equity and Excellence: Liberating the NHS (October 2010)

Department for Culture, Media and Sport consultation on the change to policy direction for the Big Lottery Fund (October 2010)

Joint Cabinet Office-BIS Task Force on Cutting Red Tape (September 2010)

HM Government Consultation on the Regional Growth Fund (September 2010)

Work and Pensions Committee Inquiry on Youth Unemployment and the Future Jobs Fund (September 2010)

Business, Innovation and Skills Committee Inquiry on the New Local Enterprise Partnerships (August 2010)

2009

Office of the Third Sector consultation on the functions and design of a Social Investment Wholesale Bank (October 2009)

Community Interest Company Regulator Consultation on Dividend and Performance Related Interest Caps (June 2009)

Department of Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform consultation on small and medium enterprise statistics for the UK and regions (March 2009)